Upcoming Events

March 1-12Maine Restaurant Week is taking place.

March 7 – Sommelier Justin St. Louis at Old Port Sea Grill will be leading a food and wine pairing workshop, and Lenora will be launching their lunch/dinner service.

March 7-11Chaval is serving a special menu all week featuring modern interpretations of Classic Alsatian cuisine.

March 8Thirst Pig is hosting a line-up of Maine’s 7 newest breweries.

March 9 – the New England Craft Brew Summit is taking place, Fire & Co anAustin Street are collaborating on a Polenta Board Dinner, and Great Wave Sushi is holding a pop-up at Amigo’s.

March 9-12Bites & Brews is taking place at the Carnaval Maine event.

March 10 – it’s the first day of the Rose Foods guest chef bagel sandwich series. Participating restaurants include Mr. Tuna, Quiero, Regards, Onggi, Taj, Duckfat, Indy’s and Fish & Whistle.

March 11Arabica Coffee is hosting a tea tasting workshop led by the Aera Tea Company, and The Purple House is holding a pop-up.

March 12 – Two events are taking place at Coffee by Design: a coffee cupping with Juan Carlos Arango, owner of Arango Specialty Coffee, and the release of gin barrel-aged Alice Greele coffee. Chefs Fred Eliot and Michael Stokes are serving a 3-course French country dinner at The Blue Spoon.

March 13 – the Greeks of Peaks food truck is holding a pop-up at Hunt & Alpine.

March 15 – the new Puerto Rican-inspired bar and restaurant called Papi (website, facebookinstagram) is scheduled to open.

March 17 – the final Flanagan Farm Supper Club (tickets) is taking place in Buxton. The  cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and multi-course dinner at being produced by Big Tree, the parent company of Eventide and The Honey Paw restaurants.

March 18Chris Toy is teaching a virtual cooking class to benefit the Oasis Free Clinic in Brunswick.

March 19Helm is holding a Prime Night dinner.

March 20 – the Seafood Innovation & Quality Summit is taking place in Portland.

March 22Josh Berry will be the guest chef for a Spanish wine dinner at the Maker’s Galley.

March 29 – the James Beard Foundation will release the list of nominees for this year’s awards. There are 11 semifinalists from Maine under consideration.

April 3Scratch Baking is teaching a bagel baking class.

April 18Avery Yale Kamila will be giving a talk on the 300 year history of vegetarianism in Maine in Buxton.

April 21 – The Good Food Awards will take place, there are 12 finalists from Maine in the running this year.

May 20Maine Wild Wine Fest is taking place in Freeport.

June 12-18Portland Wine Week is taking place with events at restaurants all over the Portland area.

July 23Open Farm Day.

September 10Maine Cheese Festival.

October 8Maine Open Creamery Day.